Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers
Compensation for Accident Victims in Kansas City
If you have been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to recover
compensation in a personal injury claim. The courts in Kansas City recognize
the right of an accident victim to sue for injuries caused by another
party, and a Kansas City personal injury lawyer from our firm can represent
you in your claim. The team at the Montee Law Firm, P.C. has over a century
of combined experience, and we have recovered
more than $250 million in jury verdicts and settlements for our clients -we fight for the rights
of the injured, not insurance companies. The insurance company may already
have offered you a settlement, but you should not accept it before speaking
with an attorney from our firm, as you may be entitled to more compensation
than you realize.
The following pages provide more information about the cases we handle.
For more personalized information about your case, fill out a
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There are many
causes of car accidents, but when an accident results from one driver's negligence, the victims
have a right to claim damages. If you have been hurt in any
type of car accident, such as one involving a
distracted driver who was texting, we may be able to help you recover financial compensation.
An attorney from our firm can help you hold a truck driver accountable
for injuring you in a collision or an
underride accident. We investigate the
causes of truck accidents, such as
tired drivers, and work diligently to carry our client's claim through to completion.
Semi-trucks are capable of causing catastrophic damage, and the drivers
have a duty to do everything possible to avoid accidents.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, we understand how important
if may be for you to recover compensation. Whether you were run off the
road or struck by a driver and thrown from the bike, you may be facing
enormous medical bills for broken bones, brain injury or a spinal cord injury.
Drunk Driving Accidents
Don't let a drunk driver escape liability for causing injury to you
or loved one in an accident! Drinking and driving is not only a traffic
offense-it is a crime-and we are proud to represent the victims of drunk
drivers in personal injury lawsuits. Your claim could not only recover
financial compensation, but also hold the driver accountable for gross
Have you been injured while boating? An attorney from our firm can represent
you in a claim for compensation after any type of accident on a river
or lake, including incidents involving sailboats, motorboats and speedboats.
Accident on the water pose the added risk of drowning, as well as potential
difficulties in obtaining emergency medical treatment.
Construction sites can be highly dangerous places to work, with conditions
such as open pits in the ground, falling objects, unstable ladders and
scaffolding, and heavy equipment and earth movers posing the threat of
severe injury and death. Your injuries may be covered by workers'
compensation, but you may be better served by filing a personal injury lawsuit.
If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, your life may never be the
spinal cord injuries or a
traumatic brain injury may leave you with enormous medical expenses for emergency care and ongoing
treatment, and you might never be able to return to work or enjoy life
to the fullest extent. We want to help you claim the compensation you deserve.
Have you been injured by a product defect? At our firm, we can help you
seek maximum compensation by helping you to file a product liability claim.
We know the ins and outs of these types of cases and can work with you
to ensure that your legal rights are protected to the full extent of the law.
Medical doctors and other healthcare practitioners can-and should-be held
accountable for causing their patients to suffer injury or a worsening
of condition. Don't make the assumption that your doctor did everything
possible to avoid
birth injuries or other complications-you may be entitled to a medical malpractice settlement.
Employers in our state are required by law to carry workers' compensation
insurance to cover their employees in the event of on-the-job injuries.
If you have been hurt at work, you are most likely eligible to claim benefits,
but there is no guarantee that you will receive the amount you deserve
unless you are prepared to fight the claim.
Has a dog attacked you or your child? Dogs are "man's best friend,"
and they can make excellent family companions, but any dog is still fundamentally
an animal with predator instincts. Whether the dog has a history of viciousness
or if the bite incident was entirely unforeseen, we can fight to hold
the owner accountable for the resulting injuries.
Recovering damages in a personal injury lawsuit depends on proving that
the other party's negligence is the cause of your accident. Whether
the other person failed to take reasonable safety precautions, or caused
your accident through recklessness, you should not be forced to pay the
price. We will research the accident to find evidence to support your
claim, and will fight to hold the other party accountable.
Nursing Home Abuse
Elderly people who move into nursing homes and assisted living facilities
trust the caregivers and other staff with their safety and wellbeing.
When you have evidence that an elderly loved one has been physically,
emotionally or sexually abused in a nursing home, you have a right to
feel outraged and a duty to take legal action to correct the matter.
If you have been hurt in a
slip and fall or other accident, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries
by filing a premises liability claim against the person or corporation
that owns the property where the accident took place. Property owners
can be held liable for injuries resulting from their failure to safeguard
Social Security Disability
When you have suffered injuries or an illness that is likely to force
you out of work for at least a year, you are most likely eligible to claim
Social Security Disability benefits to replace your income. Two thirds
of all new applications for SSD are denied, but you can dramatically improve
your chances of success by working with an attorney from our firm.
An attorney from our team can represent your family in a wrongful death
lawsuit if you have lost a loved one to a fatal accident. If successful,
your claim could not only hold the other party accountable for your tragic
loss, but also result in an award of financial compensation.
Contact a Kansas City personal injury attorney
at our firm now for an initial consultation to learn how much your claim
is worth and to allow us to begin work on your case.